Two Cherokee County School District students placed at the State Elementary Science Olympiad!
The Cherokee County School District held its annual Elementary Science Olympiad in March, with more than 500 students from 30 teams participating in events such as Barge Building, Rock Hound, Water Rockets and The 24 Game. Cobb EMC and Gas South sponsored the event. For the first time in the history of the CCSD event, there was a tie for first place: Clark Creek ES STEM Academy Team Maroon and Mountain Road ES Team Red.
These two teams qualified to compete at the State Elementary Science Olympiad held in May at Kennesaw State University. Jordyn Ramos and Haylee Castens from Clark Creek ES STEM Academy placed eighth in the State competition in What’s the Matter.
Clark Creek ES STEM Academy Team Maroon
Coach: Karen Garland
Mountain Road ES Team Red
Coach: Desiree Smith
The teams will be recognized by the Cherokee County School Board and Superintendent of Schools at the School Board’s June 21 meeting.